Last Will and Testament
I, Harry H. Whitcomb of Shelbyville, Indiana, do hereby make, publish the
following as my last Will and Testament.
Item 1. I will and direct that all of my just debts, funeral expenses and
the expense of Administration of my estate be first paid by my Executor
Item 2. I will and bequeath to my son David H. Whitcomb the sum of Fifty
Item 3. In case my wife Martha V. Whitcomb is living at the time of my
death, then in that event; I will, devise and bequeath all of the residue of
my estate both real and personal to my said wife. In case my said wife is not
living at the time of my death, then, in that event, I will, devise and
bequeath to my son David H. Whitcomb all of the said residue of my estate.
Item 4. I nominate and appoint my wife, Martha V. Whitcomb and my son David
H. Whitcomb as executors of this my last will.
Item. 5. I hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
In Witness Whereof I have herunto set my hand and seal, this 27th day of
Harry H. Whitcomb ( Seal )
signed and acknowledged by the said Harry H. Whitcomb as his last will in our
presence and signed by us as subscribing witnesses thereto, at his request in
his presence and in the presence of each other this 27th day of December 1910.
J. Oscar Hall
H. C. Morrison
State of Indiana, Shelby County SS:
Be it Remembered that on the 16th day of February 1912, J. Oscar Hall, one of
the subscribing witnesses to the within and Foregoing last Will and Testament
of Harry H. Whitcomb late of said County deceased personally appeared before
the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County, in the State of
Indiana and being duly sworn by the Clerk of said Court, upon his oath,
declared and testified as follows: that is to say: That on the 27th day of
December 1910 he saw the said Harry H. Whitcomb sign his name to the
instrument in writing as and for his last Will and Testament and that his
deponent at the same time, heard the said Harry H. Whitcomb declare the said
instrument in writing to be his last Will and Testament, and that the said
instrument in writing was at the same time, at the request of the said Harry
H.Whitcomb, and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said J. Oscar
Hall and H. C. Morrison in the presence of said testator, and with the
presence of each other, as subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said
Harry H. Whitcomb was at the time of the signing and subscribing of said
Harry H. Whitcomb was, at the time of the signing, and subscribing of said
instrument in writing as aforesaid, of full age (that is more than twenty-one
years of age), and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and not under any
coercion or restraint, as the said deponent verily believes and further
deponent says not.
J. Oscar Hall
Sworn to and subscribed by the said J. Oscar Hall, before me, Otto L. Coyle,
Clerk of said Court at Shelbyville, the 16th day of Feburary 1912. In
Attestation Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the Seal
of Said Court.
Otto L. Coyle, Clerk,
Shelby Circuit Court.
State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:
I, Otto L. Coyle, Clerk of the Circuit
Court of Shelby County, Indiana do hereby certify that the within annexted
Will and Testament of Harry H. Whitcomb has been duly admitted to probate,
duly proved by the testimony of J. Oscar Hall, in proof thereof, has been by
me duly made and recorded in Book 6 pages 111-112-113, of the record of Wills
of said County.
In Attestation Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed the
seal of said Court, at Shelbyville, this 16" day of Feb. 1912.
Otto L. Coyle - Clerk
Circuit Court Shelby County.
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